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In the floodplain Bakdhuwa village development committee of Saptari district, eastern Nepal, local communities often face challenges related to water and disaster management. Most of the communities there depend on agriculture for their livelihoods.
The Asiatic honeybee Apis cerana is indigenous to, among other regions, the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. It is found in the forests of all three of the Chittagong Hill Tracts districts: Khagrachari, Rangamati and Bandarban, and presents a
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) organized a day-long consultation and user engagement workshop
tradition of beekeeping. Farmers in these valleys have kept Apis cerana bees in traditional bee hives, known locally as katore, for ages and continue
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) - Regional Journalist Workshop
Efforts to understand the Koshi basin’s upstream-downstream linkages have the potential to change river basin management
Ecosystems provide a network of services to communities that help sustain livelihoods. Integration of earth observation data with GIS makes it possible to quantify the supplies and demands of ecosystem services and provide reliable data for
Unless countries in the Himalayan and downstream region strengthen collaboration to address food, water and energy issues, the region is likely to face an unprecedented food crisis. This was the underlining message of the two-day regional
rising rivers, unstable mountainsides, and the Sherpas of the Everest region have in common? All were the focus of new knowledge tools and applications honoured in 2015 with ICIMOD’s ICT for mountain Development Award, which
Wetlands in the Erhai Lake basin of Yunnan Province are a rich habitat for plants and animals and play a key role in water purification for China’s second largest highland lake.
to the urgent needs of mountain communities, from investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the earthquake
The village of Bhoterungti in Kavre Palanchowk District, Nepal was one of many settlements in the region affected by the April 2015 earthquake. Most houses were constructed with bricks and mud mortar and were deemed unsafe.